Carpentry Program

What

  • The Langley School District offers the ITA Youth TRAIN in Trades Carpentry program at Aldergrove Community Secondary School. This program, in partnership with Kwantlen Polytechnic University, offers SD35 students the opportunity to participate in Industry Training Authority (ITA) recognized Level 1 Technical Training. Students earn high school course credits, as well as post-secondary credits, while training to gain the required skills and knowledge to become an apprentice upon program completion.

Why

  • Learn the skills and knowledge to start working in the construction/carpentry industry
  • Earn credit for five high school courses (20 credits)
  • Level 1 carpentry apprenticeship¬†training
  • Get some practical work experience in the field
  • College credits leading to Kwantlen’s Citation in ELTT Carpentry/Construction
  • ITA Registration
  • Pay no tuition (for eligible high school students)

Who

  • For Grade 11 and 12 students
  • Genuine interest in construction
  • Commitment to learning the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to do well in the field
  • Intention to graduate
  • Prerequisite before program starts: Grade 10 completion plus English 11 and any Math 11

When

  • Program runs February to July
  • 1 semester and July work experience

Where

  • Aldergrove Community Secondary School

How

Learn more

  • Have questions or ready to apply? Contact your school’s Career Advisor
  • Career Trek video – Learn how the career of a carpenter in BC interprets drawings, creates footings for walls, pours concrete into the footings and marks posts for walls and beam

  • SD35 Carpentry Program Tour – See the classroom/equipment and meet instructor